By Keith Linley

This enticing booklet presents in-depth dialogue of some of the impacts that an viewers in 1607 might have delivered to reading ‘Antony and Cleopatra’. How did humans take into consideration the realm, approximately God, approximately sin, approximately kings, approximately civilized behavior? find out about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, court docket corruption, category tensions, the literary profile of the time, the concept that of tragedy – and all of the subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling photograph of a disintegrating international misplaced via ardour and machination.

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